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team coverage for you tonight.... covering not just the event... but... it's impact on you! we begin.... with action news anchor... christopher king... who's out and about... and christopher... are people.... ready for this? female interview renee cotrell trying to remain positive...going to car-nado let's send it over to action news' yasmeen hassan with a
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off at lake mead, head south on mlk or rancho, and get on the 95 that way. heading north on the 15, the detour in place is the mlk flyover. only one lane of traffic is going to be open so i think this is going to get super backed up. i'm telling people to get off at charleston and then take ranch north to the 95. while we're looking at alternate routes..
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(ad-lib) i-15 northbound to u.s. 95 northbound this is the spot where motorists will be detoured onto the martin luther king boulevar then back onto u.s. 95 northbound via a temporary one-lane detour with a reduced speed limit. yasmeen just told you..... how to get around.... with this new closure.... in effect.... but... how much more time..... will this add... to your drive?! 13 action news reporter.... gina lazara is in our studio.... with that answer now. gina...
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rush hour traffic. these are times during the middle of the day when traffic is moving well. we looked at three routes and looked at just the time you would spend on the highway. the first is if you're going from the strip to summerlin and you normally take the 15 to the 95. normal travel time is about 14 minutes.....and with yasmeen's alternate should take you about 19 minutes. the secound route we looked at...... the strip to lone mountain. it normally would take about 12 minutes. now you can expect to add six minutes onto your travel time. north las vegas to summerlin. normally a 14 minute trip. now......with the alternate route due to car-nado.....plan for 20 minutes. and now for more on why all of this is happening -- let's head over to carla wade at the breaking news desk. we will be monitoring all of this tonight and through the day tomorrow right here from our breaking news center. and right now -- we want to let you know what all of this is
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from the us-95 interchange to sahara avenue. the goal of project neon will be improving traffic flow along the busiest stretch of interstate in nevada. stay with us.... throughout the night. we'll have..... team coverage tonight.... on 13 action news.... live at 11... bringing you the very latest.... on the impact of "the car-nado". as recently as a year ago.. local sports fans never thought they'd ever see a major league team in las vegas. it's within the realm of possibility that las vegas could run the table. the nhl is a done deal. the nfl is a strong possibility. and now.. mgm resorts ceo jim murren says he's working to bring an nba team to the t-mobile arena. 13 action news reporter bryan callahan has more. murren already has one professional team ready to lace them up at the t- mobile arena... but he isn't settling for just the nhl. in an interview with knpr... murren said he is working to
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mgm resorts confirmed the comments.... where murren said if successful it would be a current franchise coming to town... nba... hosting the summer league where the league's youngest players hone their skills. in discussing the growing sports market in southern nevada murren is quoted as saying... "imagine the thought of having a professional hockey team, a professional football team, a professional soccer team, probably a professional basketball team - i'm working on that." the discussion comes supported the plan to raise the room tax to pay for an nfl stadium to attract the raiders. that move will need the approval of team owners... as would the relocation of an nba team as well. knpr... hasn't aired the interview yet.. but says murren declined to go into further details on his efforts. bryan callahan, 13 action news. new at 6.. a local woman says her old job caused her to cross paths with the republican presidential nominee decades ago. why she says her experience
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life. new at -6-... a local man turns to us saying.... a road by his home..... is putting people's lives.... at risk! and when.... "you ask... we investigate". see what happens..... when we go and ask.... the tough questions. bryan? ad-libs and... count on chopper 13.... to bring you breaking news... fast and first. new at six.. a clark county man says the a clark county man says the turn by his house is a serious we've learned a lot about how joe heck works. follow the money. he called nevada's foreclosure crisis a "blip" and took almost $700,000 from wall street, including some of the same banks who caused the crisis. and then there's money he's taken from payday lenders who charge 521% interest. heck co-sponsored legislation protecting their predatory practices.
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and that doesn't work for nevada. senate majority pac is responsible for the content
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and motorists. when you ask, we investigate. contact 13 investigative reporter stephanie zepelin takes a closer look at the situation at valley view and
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20.11.54 the viewer who called us says they come around that curve way too fast, and one person a couple weeks ago even ran right through his wall 12.01 this hole in his block wall is only the latest in a series of accidents jim ludwick has seen at his house on the corner of valley view and mesa verde. 19.53.03 last month they knocked out the stop sign 04 thats a brand new stop sign, street sign 07 and ive had at least four, maybe six bad accidents where theyve even run into the jersey barrier out here 16 you can see where a pushing it back. 19.53.50 they speed, they drive recklessly, ive had drunk drivers 55 nats 20:00:57 i haven't seen a speed limit sign. 58 and jim wants the county to do something to try and get people to slow down around this area....and hopefully before the area gets busier. 19.54.39 nobody's ever listened, really, about this 41 but the big problem, eventually, will be when they open up valley view 47 we talked with clark county and county officials said they would look into what can be
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some sinage in the area. we'll let you know if any us to investigate, send an email to and please be sure to include your phone number. -4- men are facing charges... in connection..... with a local towing scam!!! the defendants face..... multiple felony charges... including... obtaining money or property..... under false pretenses... plus... fraud... and racketeering charges..... state authorities say... between july 20-13... the men... towed vehicles... using false documents... and then... sold the vehicles.... at auction... collecting at least.... -2- million dollars. a local woman is talking about her experience with the family of gop presidential nominee donald trump.. decades ago. hear what she says happened at a trump- owned apartment building that she will never forget. plus... we've always got your back.... southern nevada!!!! tonight.... a look...... at the worst... and frankly....terrifying credit card offers... that can cost you hundreds of
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a -13- action news..... exclusive! a family torn apart..... by a single bullet..... after police say.... a child accidentally shot herself..... her mom opens up to us.... from jail!
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"she's a slob." "she ate like a pig." "i'd look her right in that fat, ugly face of hers..." donald trump calls women "bimbos", "dogs", and "fat pigs." nevada, there's a better choice: ruben kihuen. kihuen pushed to crack down on employers who pay women less than men. and kihuen will always protect a woman's right to choose. ruben kihuen for nevada. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. we've got a choice to make. jacky rosen wants to build an economy that works for all of us,
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and improving our schools. but with danny tarkanian, you can't escape the sleaze. tarkanian lost $17 million in a failed development scheme and stuck taxpayers with the bill. he even helped set up fake charities used to scam nevada seniors. danny tarkanian's out for himself. dccc is responsible for the content of this advertising. "car- nado" 13 action news anchor.... christopher king... has been in live drive.... all afternoon.... and chris.... what are things looking like..... out on the road? new at 6 tonight.. we're hearing from a henderson woman who says she crossed paths decades ago with donald trump. as 13 action news reporter
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she says it was through her work exposing discrimination. 15:58:44 "i've always been interested in civil rights." in the 1970s...sheila morse found a way to expose discrimination in new york city. if a minority was denied race... sheila stepped in. 15:59:32 "they would send in a caucasian tester and see if in fact it was true." at this building in york...a black man was told there were no apartments to rent. one day later...enter sheila. it was her turn to try and rent the place. 16:02:28 sheila morse "he greeted me with open arms. showed me the apartment. he opened every door, every cabinet, he didn't know what else to show me to convince me to take the apartment." sheila
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up. 16:04:15 "the super just said, 'uh, i'm sorry this is what my boss told me to do. i'm following directions. i'm not allowed to rent to black people.'" her visit to the boss' office has stuck with her more than 40 years. 16:04:56 "we found out it was donald trump and fred trump, his father." ultimately a discrimination lawsuit was filed against the two men. it marked trump's first appearance in the new york times...and sheila's held on to the paperwork. trump is stil questions about the suit...including at the first presidential debate last month. donald trump: "i settled that lawsuit with no admission of guilt, but that was a lawsuit brought against many real estate firms, and it's just one of those things." a trump organization executive released a video this year -- on her own -- to respond to allegations of trump's racism. she's a black woman and in the five minute clip she says the trump family is generous and compassionate. lynne patton [youtube]: "they have been incredibly loyal to
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world, hiring more minority and female executives than any other company for which i have worked." david schuman: "this week at trump's golf club in south florida, several hispanic employees stepped forward to say how much they enjoyed and appreciated their jobs. david schuman, 13 action news." vice president joe biden will hold a rally..... supporting hillary clinton.... here in las vegas this weekend. saturday morning. we have information...... on how to get tickets.... k-t-n-v dot com. temperatures will stay on the warm side for this time of year as highs will top out in the mid 80s thursday. we will watch some clouds moving in through the day thursday which
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by as early as thursday night, our trough, now turned into a cold front, will interact with las vegas; giving the valley a rain chance around 20% by 10 pm thursday night. rain chances spike and hold at 40% with the mountains at a 70% chance for rain and a decent shot for more snow, ice, and
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drizzle to moderate rain will be common. possible thunder and lightning is plausible and will be monitored closely. urday late morning, rain chance will seize but mostly will hold through the weekend. temperatures fall to the mid by sunday and back to breezy conditions monday morning. 2016. a big thanks if you've already donated a coat. if you haven't made your donation yet, please drop off a new or gently used coat at any a special thank you to the is a proud sponsor of coats for kids on 13 action news. (bryan back to desk) if you have a credit card... you know.... some of them....
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interest.... contact 13.... goes down the list of cards... you may..... want to stay away from! plus.. a new scam is targeting las vegas water customers. find out how the crooks are coming right to your door to get your hard earned money. and.... don't forget to download..... the all new.... 13 action news app...... featuring live streaming.... video on demand... and... incredible weather radar. it's free and... in google play.
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and tonight... we have some scary..... credit card news for you... contact -13- is looking at..... the worst credit cards of 20-16. wallet hub compared more than..... -1- thousand credit cards... and found..... terrifying offers... that can cost cardholders..... hundreds of dollars per year. a few of the most frightening... "the mastercard gold credit card". it comes with..... a -9- hundred and -95 dollar annual fee. "the national geographic credit card" comes with..... a -5- percent balance-transfer fee...
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and... there's also "the first premier bank gold credit card". it comes.... with a -95- dollar processing fee... before opening the account. a -75- to -1- hundred and -25- dollar annual fee... during the first year... and.... -1- hundred -20-...... to..... - 1- hundred -73- dollars... in annualized membership fees... each subsequent year. and.... don't forget.... if you've been ripped off or scammed... we need to hear about it... contact 13's call for action is any between 11 a-m and 1 p-m. our hotline number is.... 702- 368-2255. the las vegas valley water district warning about people going door to door pretending to be with the company.. and asking to come into your home to test water samples. these people are not employees. to identify l-v-v-w-d employees.. look for the blue-and-yellow logo on all official vehicles. employees all wear a company-issued badge with a photo. and..
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your home for any reason.. and will never request or collect payment at your home. next on 13 action news live at 6:30.. a valley school practically has students' desks on top of each other. now.. parents are concerned about their children's education.. and what's causing the class size to soar. and... we're continuing our coverage tonight.... of the impending "car-nado".... that will impact travel..... in our valley!!! what you can expect....
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ads for joe heck are attacking my time as attorney general. the thing they left out is the truth. the truth is crime actually went down during my time in office. that's why i've been endorsed by law enforcement across nevada. i'm proud of my record cracking down on meth, protecting seniors from scams, and holding banks accountable for defrauding homeowners. i'm catherine cortez masto. i approve this message because i've spent my career solving problems.
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crime and safety expert says.... his story will end. and.. some local parents are concerned about their
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and the reason class sizes at one school are way over the limit. but 13 action news live at 6:30 begins with "car-nado" -- the major road construction project that will impact almost every las vegas driver. the ramps.... from the 15 to the 95..... will be closed.... until february!! we begin.... with action news anchor... christopher king... who's out and about... and has more on the current conditions chris? have to do it...get it done
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too many students.... not enough teachers... and.... not enough room.... overcrowding is an issue.... the clark country school district is facing.... at certain schools.... 13 action news reporter...... tom george joins us live..... from one elementary school tonigh right now one of the classrooms for fifth grade inside baby elementary school is sitting empty. that's because one of the teachers was moved to a different school leaving them with two teachers instead of three. that's created a situation where students feel packed and parents are taking action desks pushed together... close quarters for teachers... all creating a tight squeeze for this group of 5th graders sot johnny colbert / 5th grade student i ask people why they


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